Riley’s Top Ten Movies of 2018

I did a good job keeping track of my movie ratings this year. I used IMDB. Of all movies released 01-01-2018 to present 12-12-2018 I have watched and rated 117 of those 2018 titles. What follows are my top 10 favorite films of 2018 in descending order. I hope you enjoyed them as much as I did. Leave me your top ten list in the comments or a link to where you’ve made yours.

Searching

1. Searching (III) (2018)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller 7.8  10 71 Metascore

After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.

Director: Aneesh Chaganty | Stars: John ChoDebra MessingJoseph Lee,Michelle La

Votes: 51,847 | Gross: $26.02MWatch Now 
From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Beautiful Boy

2. Beautiful Boy (2018)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama 7.3  10 63 Metascore

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Director: Felix van Groeningen | Stars: Steve CarellTimothée Chalamet,Maura TierneyChristian Convery

Votes: 5,469 | Gross: $7.42M

Christopher Robin

3. Christopher Robin (2018)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy 7.5  10 60 Metascore

A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Ewan McGregorHayley AtwellBronte CarmichaelMark Gatiss

Votes: 32,517 | Gross: $99.22MWatch Now 
From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Overlord

4. Overlord (2018)

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Horror 7.1  9 60 Metascore

A small group of American soldiers find horror behind enemy lines on the eve of D-Day.

Director: Julius Avery | Stars: Jovan AdepoWyatt RussellMathilde Ollivier,Pilou Asbæk

Votes: 17,116 | Gross: $21.51MGet Showtimes & Tickets 
In 1 theater near Victorville CA US [change]

A Quiet Place

5. A Quiet Place (2018)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery 7.6  10 82 Metascore

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Emily BluntJohn KrasinskiMillicent SimmondsNoah Jupe

Votes: 237,223 | Gross: $188.02MWatch Now 
From $2.99 (HD) on Prime Video

Calibre

6. Calibre (2018)

TV-MA | 101 min | Thriller 6.7  9 76 Metascore

A shocking deed turned their weekend trip into a nightmare. Now their only hope is to swallow their paranoia and act normal.

Director: Matt Palmer | Stars: Jack LowdenMartin McCannTony Curran,Ian Pirie

Votes: 12,023

Sorry to Bother You

7. Sorry to Bother You (2018)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi 7  9 80 Metascore

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

Director: Boots Riley | Stars: Lakeith StanfieldTessa ThompsonJermaine FowlerOmari Hardwick

Votes: 23,836 | Gross: $17.49MWatch Now 
From $3.99 (HD) on Prime Video

Isle of Dogs

8. Isle of Dogs (2018)

PG-13 | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy 7.9  9 82 Metascore

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Bryan CranstonKoyu RankinEdward NortonBob Balaban

Votes: 82,247 | Gross: $32.02MWatch Now or On TV 
From $14.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Hearts Beat Loud

9. Hearts Beat Loud (2018)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music 6.9  10 65 Metascore

A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college.

Director: Brett Haley | Stars: Nick OffermanKiersey ClemonsBlythe DannerToni Collette

Votes: 3,947 | Gross: $2.39MWatch Now 
From $0.99 (HD) on Prime Video

Eighth Grade

10. Eighth Grade (2018)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama 7.6  10 89 Metascore

An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school.

Director: Bo Burnham | Stars: Elsie FisherJosh HamiltonEmily Robinson,Jake Ryan

Votes: 22,156 | Gross: $13.54MWatch Now 
From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Published by Damien Riley

I post film reviews both written & audio. I'm a writer & podcaster, BA/MA English from Cal State Fullerton. Based in: Victorville, CA, USA My film review site is rileyonfilm.com

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